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1893 Print Paul Sandy Cartoon Art Mountebank Painter Hunchback Humorous XDH8

1893 Print Paul Sandy Cartoon Art Mountebank Painter Hunchback Humorous XDH8

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"A Mountebank Painter"

This is an original 1893 black and white relief line-block print of a cartoon by Paul Sandy that humorously portrays a mountebank (charlatan) painter measuring hunchbacks off the street in order to prove his point that "crookedness is beautiful".


This 119+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. Light aging throughout. Light surface rub - bottom.

  • Product Type: Relief Line-block Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 4.25 x 3.25 inches; 11 x 8 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Explore your British sense of humor with a collection of 18th and 19th century caricatures that Period Paper is "tickled pink" to present. Roll in the aisles at "The Cobbler's Cure for a Scolding Wife" by Thomas Rowlandson! Guffaw at "The Gout" by James Gillray or chortle at George Cruikshank's "The Deaf Postilion"! And even though you probably shouldn't, go ahead and snicker at Robert Seymour's "The Dying Clown". Howl at Hablot Browne's (a.k.a. Phiz), illustrations of scenes from Master Humphrey's Clock by Charles Dickens. Afterward, you'll find likely find yourself chuckling at Charles H. Bennett's "Old Enough to Know Better". To continue tickling your funny bone, simply click the link provided below the condition paragraph. Enjoy!

This piece was illustrated by Sandby, Paul. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.

Keywords specific to this image: Funny, Charlatan

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